Buzen New Energy invests into a new wood pellet fired power plant in Japan

Buzen New Energy invests into a new biomass-fired CYMIC power boiler in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.  The new plant will be constructed in Kyushu Kouatsu Concrete Industries’ Buzen works.

According to the announcement, the installation work on site will begin in 2018. Commissioning and start-up of the power plant fueled by crushed palm kernel shells and wood pellets is scheduled for the second half of 2019.

Valmet will deliver a biomass-fired CYMIC power boiler and a flue gas cleaning system to the plant. Thermal power capacity of the boiler is 174 MW , electricity capacity of the whole power plant will be 75 MW. The equipment supplier assessed its price at around EUR 30-45 million

Buzen New Energy generates and supply power primarily through a biomass boiler plant. The company is owned by eREX Co.(65%), Kyuden Mirai Energy (27%) and Kyudenko Corporation (8%).

Source: Woodbizforum